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Thu, 29 Nov 2012, 12:00
Thu, 29 Nov 2012, 10:31
The Tolbachik fissure eruption at night, two areas of activity can clearly be seen. KVERT
On 29 November, the Tokyo VAAC reported that ash plumes from Tolbachik reached heights of 3.5 km. The MODVOLC also detected thermal anomalies and a strong S02 output is seen. On 29 November, the KVERT reported that the fissure had opened up in two places (in the southern cone area); the first is located 4.5 km from Tolbachik and contains 4 or 5 eruptive vents, the second is located 6.5 km downstream from the volcano and has 2 or 3 eruptive vents. Ground observers reported that the eruption started as a series of small eruptions that progressed into two fissures. Explosions were heard in Kosyrevsk (40 km west), Maiskoye (56 km northwest) and even Klyuchi (70 km north). ...more [read all]
Thu, 29 Nov 2012, 09:31
Strong strombolian explosion from the active crater of Batu Tara on 25 Nov 2012
A group of VolcanoDiscovery visited Batu Tara volcano from 24-29 November. During the whole 4 days stay, exceptionally good weather conditions permitted to observe strombolian and effusive activity from the active crater located at about 500 m altitude high in the large eastern collapse scar of the stratovolcano. ...more [read all]
Wed, 28 Nov 2012, 11:34
The Tokyo VAAC reported that an eruption of Tolbachik, Kamchatka began at around 10:45 (GMT). An initial ash plume rose to a height of 10 KM; ash was seen in satellite images. ...more [read all]
Tue, 27 Nov 2012, 12:07
In a special notice by the KVERT(Kamchatka Volcanic Eruption Response Team)on 27 November, the Alert Level was raised from GREEN to YELLOW. The volcano's last eruption was in 1975 with a large basaltic fissure eruption from its SSW flank dubbed 'the great Tolbachik fissure eruption' ...more [read all]
Mon, 26 Nov 2012, 10:53
The GeoNet stated on Facebook that 1% of ejected material from the November 21 eruption of Tongariro was fresh magma. ...more [read all]
Mon, 26 Nov 2012, 09:53
The GeoNet reported on Facebook that ejecta from the November 21 eruption has been analysed and that 1% of the ejected material was fresh magma. ...more [read all]
Mon, 26 Nov 2012, 04:01
The erupting crater of Yasur volcano under a moon- and starlit sky. The torch of a distant observer on the opposite rim looks like a second moon.
Sun, 25 Nov 2012, 09:13
For the first time in 2012, Kīlauea lava flows have entered the Pacific Ocean, adding slivers of new land to Hawai‘i Island! First contact, around 2pm today, occurred 0.3mi/500m east of the National Park boundary and about 2mi/3.5km west of Kalapana.
Thu, 22 Nov 2012, 16:48
Strombolian activity has resumed at the New SE crater of Etna volcano in Italy. Tremor began rising on 20 November. On the night of 21 November, incandescence was seen in Etna's New Southeast crater. Incandescence was last observed from the crater in April 2012.On 22 Nov, a swarm of earthquakes has started in the NW sector of the volcano at depths mostly around 20 km. ...more [read all]

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